Tribes not recognized by federal government won millions in contracts – Los Angeles Times

Tribes not recognized by federal government won millions in contracts – Los Angeles Times

Companies set up by members of a self-described and state-recognized Creek Indian tribe in Alabama have received more than $240 million in federal minority-business contracts, despite a determination by the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs that there is no credible evidence the group has Native American ancestry, a Los Angeles Times investigation has found. Federal […]

Portland adopts Native-inclusive resolutions, including land acknowledgments

Portland adopts Native-inclusive resolutions, including land acknowledgments

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Portland City Council passed a resolution Thursday to adopt policies that better promote awareness and inclusion of Native and Indigenous people in city business and provide more equitable outcomes for them, including formalizing land acknowledgements. The measure, brought before city council by Commissioner Amanda Fritz, was created through the Regional Collaborative Land Acknowledgement […]

Message to California Governor Gavin Newsom. Indigenous Homeless Proposal.

Message to California Governor Gavin Newsom. Indigenous Homeless Proposal.

Californian Homeless Urban Native Indigenous People ProposalProposal#12042020To: Governor Gavin Newsom State of California RepublicAccording to a 1980s California Indigenous census the Native American Indian population was nearly 200,000 indigenous people that was relocated again after migrated to Oklahoma and Dakota’s then from Oklahoma Reservations to California. The Descendants of the Indian Removal Act aka Trail […]